In the last few years, project management has changed from a tools and methods approach to a holistic, contextual, behavioral and technical competency-based discipline. In fact, at a societal level, project management principles are being diffused throughout the public, private, industrial and sectors. Organizations increasingly rely on professional project or program managers to drive complex projects that are critical to the firm's financial health and success. Quite often, those leading project teams have little or no project management experience. Project Management for Executives provides the language, philosophy and tools necessary to lead projects from inception through completion.